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Construction Underway on New Sully Community Center

Construction
October 22, 2020

Construction on the new Sully Community Center in Chantilly is underway!Watch this videoto get an update on construction as well as the services and features of the facility.

The 30,000-square-foot Sully Community Center will serve as a multi-generational facility for the surrounding…

County Seeks Community Input on Funding Pool Categories

County
October 14, 2020

Fairfax County’sConsolidated Community Funding Poolis an allocation of funds earmarked by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to be administered to local nonprofits and community-based organizations as an investment in programs…

NCS and FCPS Forge New Partnership to Offer Virtual STEAM Series

NCS
October 13, 2020

In a new partnership, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services and Fairfax County Public Schools have teamed up to offer Gathering STEAM, an asynchronous course for students in grades 7-12. Each course explores a topic in science, technology, engineering, arts, or math and engages students in an entertaining television show…

NCS Community Centers to Re-Open to Public October 13

NCS

Stuff the Bus Celebrates Two Successful Food Drives in September

Stuff
October 6, 2020

To help fill the food pantries of area nonprofits, Stuff the Bus held food drives on two Saturdays in September. On both days, buses were parked at 21 locations throughout the county, including many Board of Supervisors’ offices, Fairfax County Public Schools and the Fairfax County Government Center. On Saturdays, these are less-frequented locations which allowed donors to comply with social…

Starting October 5, NCS Virtual Programming for Older Adults Will Expand Thanks to Friends Donation

Starting
September 28, 2020

Since the launch of the Virtual Center for Active Adults in May, older adults and adults with disabilities have enjoyed the 30+ programs and classes offered weekly by senior center staff. The popularity of the classes has led to requests for additional programs and classes on a variety of topics. To meet the demand, the VCAA is launching a second Zoom account starting October 5.

The…

New NCS Programs Offer Support for Parents, Students During COVID-19

New
September 23, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is offering two programs to support parents/guardians and students in distance learning.

Parent Connect provides in-person services for parents and guardians at NCS Community Centers and other community locations. Assistance includes support related to…

Schedule Your Flu Vaccine at Select Senior Centers, Oct. 6-Nov. 9

Schedule
September 21, 2020

Each year, influenza—better known as the flu—causes millions of illnesses in the United States, and people age 65 and older account for the majority of flu hospitalizations and deaths. An annual flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick.

To help protect older adults in our community, the Fairfax County…

Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam Visits Fairfax County for Annual Back to School Tour

September 17, 2020

On September 16, First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam visited Fairfax County to recognize the important work of early childhood educators as part of her annual Back to School tour. She toured three sites and delivered hand sanitizer, face coverings and books to educators. First Lady Northam’s tour began at Office for Children Early Head Start provider Leticia Flores-Ortiz’s…

Fairfax County Residents Help Stuff the Bus to Fight Hunger, Next Donation Event September 26

Fairfax
September 17, 2020

On Saturday, September 12, buses were parked at 21 locations throughout the county to collect nonperishable food donations for area nonprofits through the Stuff the Bus food drive. Over five hours, Fairfax County residents donated 11 tons of food to help feed hungry people throughout the county.

“We are so thankful for the generosity of our Fairfax County community. This is the second…

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